Greece`s conservative-socialist coalition government survived a no-confidence motion tabled by the main opposition Radical Left Coalition (SYRIZA) party.
PM Antonis Samaras held an emergency meeting with his coalition allies as a furore over the shock shutdown of state broadcaster ERT threatened to bring down the govt.
The strike is the first such test for new technocrat Prime Minister Lucas Papademos.
Day in Pics: 29th December
Showbiz World - December 29, 2014
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